The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 12 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 1.33% 3.13% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 6.25% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Salford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 60 16 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 80.00% 50.00% 92.54%
Number of salaries quoted 43 11 54
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,205 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Salford

BDD
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Salford.

Salary trend for BDD in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Salford region with a requirement for BDD.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Online Games
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
1 3 (100.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA